JS/50/45/1c 50th Anniv of Operation Bodenplatte Signed by Air Marshal Sir Ivor Broom
1st Jan 1995 BFPS 2440 Operation Bodenplatte. Flown in Piper Aztec from Biggin Hill Via West Malling and Dover to Brussels where the wartime airfields at Everw and Melsbroek were overflown. Personally Signed by Air Marshal Sir Ivor Broom KCB CBE DSO DFC**AFC Details on the cover. Ivor Broom completed over 100 bombing missions including 22 attacks on Berlin, his daring raids including a low-level (50 feet) mining attack on the Dortmund-Ems canal and tossing a 4000lb bomb into the mouth of a rail tunnel in the Ardennes during the German offensive.
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/50/45/1 50th Anniv of Operation Bodenplatte Signed Air Marshal Sir Ivor Broom